Roundup: St. Thomas More defeats Aquinas in volleyball 3-1

St. Thomas More remained undefeated with a 3-1 victory over Aquinas Academy in volleyball on Monday evening.

The Ravens earned the victory by scores of 25-23, 25-17, 25-20 to improve to 6-0.

Pacing St. Thomas More were Sarah Pool (12 kills, 7 aces, 8 digs), Jessica Crawford (11 kills, 1 ace, 8 digs, 4 assists), Gillian Crawford (2 kills, 8 digs, 25 assists) and Logan Hughes (5 kills, 4 aces).

Red Lion Christian 3, Delmarva Christian 1: The Lions won the last two sets in posting a 25-17, 22-25, 25-19, 25-19 victory.

Leading Delmarva Christian were Gabrielle Book (12 kills, 2 aces), Olivia Berger (1 kill, 22 assists), Camryn Thompson (5 kills, 1 ace, 14 digs) and Allie Zitvogel (1 kill, 1 ace, 20 digs).

Field hockey

Newark Charter 2, St. Thomas More 1: The Patriots scored in overtime to edge the Ravens.

Alexis Swinford scored for St. Thomas More with goalie Ryan Anderson making 10 saves. Newark Charter held advantages of 17-11 in shots and 18-9 in corners.

Red Lion Christian 3, Delmarva Christian 0: The Lions scored all three goals in the second half in blanking the Royals.

Boys’ soccer

Sussex Central 4, Seaford 0: Dalendy Duperville scored a goal in each half to spark the Golden Knights to the nonconference victory.

Yunior Cruz and Breinor Escalante also scored goals for Central which outshot the Blue Jays, 16-5, and held a 6-2 edge in corner kicks.

Laurel 2, Salisbury Christian, Md. 1: The Bulldogs scored twice before posting the nonconference victory.

Delmarva Christian 4, Red Lion Christian 1: Benjamin Little scored a pair of second-half goals as the Royals (4-2) won their fourth game in a row.

Noah Walton and Joshua Vonhof scored Delmarva Christian’s other goals.

College soccer

Delaware State 1, Mount St. Mary’s 0: Freshman Samantha Wanzer scored from close range in the 80th minute and goal keeper Michele Lammers recorded her eighth career shutout to lift the Hornets.

The goal was set up by a corner kick from Savannah Taylor, who lofted a near perfect cross that Wanzer leaped to knock down with her head before booting a shot past Mount St. Mary’s goal keeper Sydni Surowiec with just under 11 minutes left to play.

The goal was the first of Wanzer’s career, while Taylor recorded her third career assist.

“I just mentioned to assistant coach (Taylor) Mims that we need Sam Wanzer to outleap everyone to give us a chance on the corner kick,” said Delaware State first-year coach Kourtney Rhoades. “We couldn’t have asked for better execution on the play.”

The Hornets snapped a three-slide to improve to 3-7, while The Mount fell to 3-5-1 this season.

UD’s Sampson honored: The Colonial Athletic Association recognized Delaware’s Ben Sampson on Monday as the league’s Men’s Soccer Player of the Week.

Sampson registered a career-high two goals, including the game-winner, on Saturday evening as the Blue Hens defeated Northeastern, 4-0.  Delaware captured their second conference win of the year to move to 7-2 overall and 2-0 to sit atop the league standings.

The defender is currently tied for eighth in the CAA standings with three goals and 10th with six total points in eight games played.

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